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As migrant apprehensions soar, Texas politicians jockey for air time to criticize — or defend — President Joe Biden

Republicans are seizing on the apprehensions to blame Biden for conditions in holding facilities. But Democrats blame former President Donald Trump for dismantling the nation's immigration infrastructure.

Asylum-seeking migrants' walked towards the border wall after crossing the Rio Grande into the United States from Mexico, in Penitas, Texas on March 26, 2021.

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